Frank Lampard has been appointed Chelsea’s interim manager for the rest of the season following Graham Potter‘s sack
The legendary 44-year-old former midfielder, who is Chelsea’s record goalscorer, was fired as head coach at Stamford Bridge in January 2021 following 18 months in the job. He took charge at Everton, but was sacked in January after less than a year in the role.
Chelsea co-owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali talked to the club’s official website and they had this to say:
We are delighted to welcome Frank back to Stamford Bridge. Frank is a Premier League Hall of Famer and a legend at this club.
As we continue our thorough and exhaustive process for a permanent head coach, we want to provide the club and our fans with a clear and stable plan for the remainder of the season.
We want to give ourselves every chance of success and Frank has all of the characteristics and qualities we need to drive us to the finish line. We have an important game against Wolves on Saturday and then we will turn our attention to our Champions League quarter-final in Madrid next week.
We are all going to give Frank our full backing as we aim to get the best possible outcome from all our remaining games.
Do you see Lampard succeeding where he failed previously?